“He called a little child to Him, and placed the child among them. And He said: ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” Matthew 18:2-3 We sat there rocking, my daughter and I. She had awoken crying and I had gone to… Read More Childlike Faith is all it Takes!
“The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the LORD So the LORD handed them over to Midian seven years, and they oppressed Israel. Whenever the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and the Qedemites came and attacked them…They left nothing for Israel to eat, as well as no sheep, ox or donkey.”… Read More God Calls it as He sees it–for Gideon and for us!
“Cast your burden on the Lord, And He shall sustain you.” Psalm 55:22 “Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (BBE) The day of my daughter’s last t-ball game was hot. I watched her walk across the field from me to… Read More Let God Carry Your Burdens
“I can do all things through Christ Who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 There was a time, not so very long ago, when I did not believe Christians should feel stress. I didn’t believe it was possible. Ha! If my life were a movie and that was a scene in it, that line would definitely… Read More We can do all things through Christ Who gives us Strength!
Many of us are familiar with the account of Zacchaeus. In fact, you may have even heard a catchy little tune about it before (I bet it’s stuck in your head now, huh? Sorry about that). But, have you ever thought of this part of scripture as an amazing display of God’s huge love? Jesus… Read More Zacchaeus–a Story of God’s Amazing Love
Here are two lessons from the Book of James. You can teach them in a two week series, or teach them independently. They are written for 1-6 grade small group Bible Study, but you could use them in a large group, as well. To use, simply click on the link and print or save the… Read More Two Lessons for Kids from the Book of James
Three Really Cool Resources to take your Bible Study to a Deeper Level Why use Bible Study Tools? The Bible is more than able to stand on its own and it is the most important part of any Bible study. With prayer and the help of the Holy Spirit, it is possible to understand God’s… Read More Three Really Cool Resources to take your Bible Study to a Deeper Level
“ And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that… Read More Thoughts on Christmas: The (fruitless) Pursuit of Perfection
As we enjoy this season of thanks, let’s take some time to give thanks to God during each of the days leading up to the holiday and, of course, on that day. Welcome to Day 9: “Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests made known to… Read More Ten Days of Thanksgiving Day 9
As we enjoy this season of thanks, let’s take some time to give thanks to God during each of the days leading up to the holiday and, of course, on that day. Welcome to Day 4: “Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.” 2 Corinthians 9:6 We… Read More Ten Days of Thanksgiving Day 4: Cultivate Thanks